Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
When Billy Idol Wrote ‘White Wedding’ in 20 Minutes
He thought of his sister's recent marriage as he waited for inspiration to finish first solo album.
Listen to Dave Stewart and Stevie Nicks’ Ukraine Support Song
"Face to Face" features Russian and Ukrainian musicians and ties in with launch of Collaborate for Peace foundation.
Neal Schon Says Steve Perry Forced Journey Into Partners Contract
Former singer reportedly refused to go onstage unless bandmates signed deal at center of current dispute.
Phil Collins’ Son Nic Joining Mike and the Mechanics Tour
Drummer says he has "another big pair of shoes to fill" after taking his dad’s place in Genesis.
Why Prince’s First Recording Session Didn’t Wow His Engineer
The second time they worked together, however, was a different story.
‘Stranger Things’ Creators Surprised by Kate Bush Song Explosion
Duffer Brothers didn't predict success of "Running Up That Hill" and don't expect to repeat it.
Simon Le Bon Learned to ‘Cherish New Music’ via COVID Radio Gig
SirusXM co-hosting role helped Duran Duran singer enjoy music more than ever.
Neal Schon Fought off ‘Scare Tactics’ in Journey Legal Battle
Guitarist discusses how he “managed to get out of the clenches” of management deal.
Carson Daly Thought He ‘Was Going to Die’ at Woodstock ‘99
"The prisoners were officially running the prison,” the MTV host recalled.
B-52’s Chose ‘Cosmic Thing’ Producers Via a Psychic
Bandmates recall working on 1989 comeback album ‘Cosmic Thing’ ahead of final tour.
Peter Jackson Considered Hypnosis to Forget ‘Lord of the Rings’
Director of epic trilogy felt "unlucky" that he wasn't able to enjoy it like a fan.
Legal Battle Over Prince’s Cloud Guitar is Over
Creator of 'Purple Rain' instrument says he's reached agreement with estate to keep building replicas.